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Melted side marker lamp housing

Hi everyone!

Since I'm replacing all the bulbs on my SLK and found some funny things thought I would like to share with all forum members.

Today while replacing the side marker lamp I've noticed that the excessive heat from the halogen bulbs has melted the housing of both the side marker lamps.

After the finding, I replace halogen bulbs with "Amber color LED" to prevent future damage to the clear side marker lamp I just received.

Just a quick information here hope to help some forum member.







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Did you replace with the clear side-markers?

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That's right!! Love the clear side marker lamp, they're absolutely gorgeous and makes a big difference in red car(red and yellow maker lamp are not good match).

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